Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Ms Sharnee Jacobs

Ms Sharnee Jacobs

MOT Prac (OT), B Social Sci (Hons)(Psych)

Sharnee joined the Occupational Therapy team at Charles Sturt University in July 2017, after 12 years within the occupational and vocational rehabilitation sector. Sharnee has worked with a diverse range of people with compensable and non-compensable conditions. Her specialist rehabilitation experience is working with adults with long-term, complex workers compensation claims, with both physical and psychological conditions. For ten years, Sharnee worked for a large, privately-owned, self-insured company, in various rehabilitation and management roles, including National Account Manager – Self Insurance. During this time, Sharnee developed a special interest in the impact of organisational leadership and policy development on the safety, injury management and human resource culture within a workplace.

Sharnee holds a Masters of Occupational Therapy Practice from LaTrobe University, Bundoora. Additionally, Sharnee holds a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) Degree in Psychology from Macquarie University, Sydney. Sharnee is qualified in PRINCE2 project management certification.

Sharnee grew up in Albury-Wodonga, and relocated back to the area in 2014. She is currently the subject co-ordinator for third and fourth year subjects, and undertakes lecturing duties across multiple subjects.

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Sharnee has been a Course Co-ordinator and Lecturer in Occupational Therapy at Charles Sturt University since July 2017.

Sharnee is currently completing a Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education through Charles Sturt University.

Subjects Delivered
  • OCC404 Enabling Strategies – Advanced Practice
  • OCC300 Enabling Strategies – Working with Individuals (Consolidation)

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Sharnee has an interest in occupational and vocational rehabilitation, including leadership / strategic policy development and project management.

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Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Australian Occupational Therapy Association member
  • AHPRA registration
  • Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors member

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